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Ars Electronica Futurelab Presentation Room
31.08.-05.09. 12:00-19:00
augmented urbanism
Philipp Hoppe (DE) Kai Kasugai (DE)

In urban places and objects are tagged with QR-codes (~ barcodes), giving them a virtual address. All tags are virtually interlinked by The tags contain the respective location’s ID and GPS coordinates: smoothly combining the virtual with the real, each tag in has a physical location. examines the enrichment of real urban sites by a virtual dimension of information and networking. The project explores the territorialization of the virtual and the deterritorialization of the physical, en route to an augmented perception of urban reality and density.




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